Home > DocuBase > Article

« All DocuBase Articles

 

Follow DocuTicker on Twitter Bookmark and Share   Feed

Tuesday, 14th January 2014

Paying Taxes 2014

Source: PricewaterhouseCoopers

From the Foreword:

This is the ninth year that the Paying Taxes sub-indicator has been part of the World Bank Doing Business project. The information that it generates continues to be highly relevant in providing a framework to compare and contrast tax systems around the world in a way that is not seen elsewhere.

The period covered by the study (2004 to 2012) has seen the end of a sustained period of economic growth, a severe recession and a slow recovery. Governments have had to balance the need to attract investment and foster growth while generating tax revenues. While the world is getting used to a ‘new normal’ as regards economic growth and a new world order in terms of the economies that are leading the recovery from recession, we find the public at large has become ever more interested in how companies are conducting business with a particular focus in ensuring that companies are contributing to the societies in which they operate. Tax and how tax systems operate has firmly moved up the agenda not only for governments, business and the media, but also for the man and woman on the street. Proposals for radical change to the way in which the international tax system works are being discussed and providing robust information to inform this dialogue has never been more important.

+ Direct link to document (PDF; 12.9 MB)


Category:

Source:

Views: 1185


Having begun his career in academic libraries, Adrian Janes has subsequently worked extensively in public libraries, chiefly in enquiry work as an Information Services librarian. In this role he has had particular responsibility for information from both the UK Government and the European Union. He wrote a detailed report on sources for the latter which was published by FreePint in 2007, and has contributed articles to FreePint and ResourceShelf. He is involved in training in information literacy and the use of online reference resources.

A Contributing Editor to DocuTicker, he also write reviews for Pennyblackmusic.

Adrian can be reached at adrian.janes@freepint.com

More articles by Adrian Janes »



Please note: DocuTicker's editors collect citations for full-text PDF reports freely available on the web but we do not archive these reports. When you click a link to find and/or download the report, you are leaving the DocuTicker site. DocuTicker makes no representations regarding the ongoing availability of any report or any external resource. Links were accurate as of the date of posting.

« All DocuBase Articles

 

FreePint

FreePint supports the value of information in the enterprise. Read more »


FeedLatest FreePint Content:


  • Click to view the article Making Your Intranet Unusable
    Friday, 24th October 2014

    James Mullan has written a number of FreePint articles about some of the tools and techniques you can use to make your intranet more effective. Now in what some people might think is a cruel twist of fate, he's decided to look at some of the ways in which you can make your intranet unusable.

  • Click to view the article Assessing the Credibility of Crowdsourced Content
    Friday, 24th October 2014

    Libby Trudell investigates the role of crowdsourcing in enterprise information. She defines the term, provides an overview of quality control and gives some examples of crowdsourced research services in areas from company data to intellectual property. Finally she identifies key questions to ask if you are incorporating such resources into your research portfolio.

  • Click to view the article InfoDesk Eases the Push of Relevant Real-Time Content
    Friday, 24th October 2014

    InfoDesk is a content integration and information management solution company with an emphasis on current awareness content delivery. The company defines itself as content neutral, meaning it will integrate any electronic content to provide organisations with a custom search and content delivery system that makes the most of their information assets.

  • ... more ...

All FreePint Content »
FreePint Topics »


A FreePint Subscription delivers articles and reports that support your organisation's information practice, content and strategy.

Find out more and order a FreePint Subscription by visiting the
completing our online form: Subscription Order page.


FreePint Testimonials

"Loved it. Very impressed. It was great. A very high calibre event. The people participating were of a very high calibre. Felt that the topics ..."

Read more testimonials and supply yours »







 

 
 
 

Subscribe

Receive the DocuTicker Newsletter each week.

Find out more »

Article Categories

All Article Categories »

Sources

All DocuBase Sources »

Source Categories

All Source Categories »

Archive

All Archives »